Diamond Schmitt named to Toronto’s Top Employers

For more information, please contact:
Meagan Mallysh, Human Resources Manager
Email: mmallysh@dsai.ca
Phone: +1 416 862 8800 x409

December 4, 2020

Toronto – Diamond Schmitt Architects today reaffirmed its status in the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers program for the ninth year in a row. The competition managed by Mediacorp Canada Inc. recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.

Winning companies are graded on eight key areas: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social programs; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time-off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

Our reasons for selection include:

  • Diamond Schmitt Architects offers learning and development opportunities for individuals at various stages of their careers, from paid internships for recent grads, to in-house Diamond Schmitt University programming to foster ongoing education
  • providing maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new parents, including adoptive (to 80 percent of salary for up to 12 weeks)
  • encouraging employees to be active in their local communities, providing matching charitable donations along with paid time off to volunteer -- employees also enter their own cycling team in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Ride for Heart fundraiser and have raised over $260,000 over a decade of riding

For a full summary of the editors’ Reasons for Selection, please see here.

In addition to this recognition, Diamond Schmitt Architects is among Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2021, Canada's Greenest Employers in 2020, Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers in 2020, and is a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, a program curated by Deloitte.